Cogiscan Partners with Siemens PLM Software to Provide a Complete Industry 4.0 Solution for Electronics Manufacturing

We are excited to formally announce the partnership between Siemens PLM Software & Cogiscan Inc, the Leading Track, Trace and control solution provider for the electronics manufacturing industry. We believe this partnership will give our customers robust visibility and control over the manufacturing process including material consumption tracking, and management.

As a partner of both Siemens & Cogiscan, Acuity Electronics is in the unique position to offer deep expertise of both platforms, as well as the ability to deliver total integration.

Below is the formal press release from the Cogiscan website.

BROMONT, CANADA, October 2016

Cogiscan Inc., the leading Track, Trace and Control (TTC) solutions provider for the electronics manufacturing industry, is partnering with Siemens PLM Software to provide a complete manufacturing software solution to enable Industry 4.0 for Electronic Manufacturers.

The Cogiscan suite of TTC solutions includes world-class material control, traceability and TTC analytics to achieve significant improvements in visibility, quality and productivity. Siemens PLM Software is a world-leading provider of product lifecycle management and manufacturing operations management software for all industries, including the out of the box SIMATIC IT Unicam eMES solution for Electronic Manufacturing.

Together, Cogiscan and Siemens will help companies realize innovation by optimizing their processes, from planning and development through manufacturing, production and support.

Cogiscan is the industry leader in Track Trace and Control technology, with the largest library of machine interfaces due to their unique partnerships with all major equipment vendors. SIMATIC IT Unicam (the Siemens Manufacturing Execution System for electronics) makes use of this proven technology to provide all of the specific material control functions while collecting complete and accurate data from every machine and process.

“We are very proud to partner with a leading manufacturing solutions provider such as Siemens,” stated Vincent Dubois, Cogiscan Co-founder. “This announcement is aligned with our mission to enable seamless factory automation through collaboration with leading equipment and software providers.”

“Siemens PLM Software is committed to creating partnerships to help enhance the end-user experience of our customers,” said Andrew Swiecki, Head of Partner Processes and Software & Technology Partners, Siemens PLM Software. “We are pleased to work with Cogiscan to provide open, integrated solutions that help to improve the productivity of our mutual customers.”

About Cogiscan Inc.
Cogiscan is the leading track, trace and control (TTC) solutions provider for the electronics manufacturing industry. The scalable Cogiscan platform perfectly integrates with all major equipment types, and is highly configurable to enable a personalized solution to each customer’s specific production needs. Since 1999 Cogiscan has attained several international patents for TTC hardware and software, and has won multiple awards throughout the years.

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